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B15 Tomb of colonist, Marcus Porcius Of Marcus Porcius, son of Marcus, by decree of the town councillors, 25 feet wide, 25 feet deep. (CIL X 997 = ILLRP 650) This tomb, in the form of an altar, probably belongs to one of the leading colonists. It is in a prominent position, just outside the Herculaneum Gate (tomb 3 left), and its site was awarded to the deceased as a public honour. For M. Porcius, see B9, B11–12. ius? ), ﬁrst duumvirs, saw to the construction and also approved it. 53) This fragmentary marble slab, found reused in paving, suggests that Marcius Philippus, consul in 56 BC and stepfather of the future emperor Augustus, may have been one of the ﬁrst magistrates to hold ofﬁce in Herculaneum, once the town was given the status of a municipium.
Following colonization, the town’s annual magistrates were obliged by law to spend a certain amount of money either on a building project or upon games (B13). Individual colonists built a number of new impressive public buildings, including the Amphitheatre (B12), Forum Baths (B14) and Covered Theatre (B11), and modiﬁed existing ones, such as the Stabian Baths (B13). In addition, some repairs were carried out on the town walls, which had been damaged during the siege (B10). It is commonly thought that colonists built the large temple adjacent to the Basilica in honour of Venus in her capacity both as guardian deity 28 THE SOCIAL WAR AND ITS AFTERMATH of Pompeii and as Sulla’s protectress.
Cicero ﬂed from Rome in January, and remained in Campania for some months, torn between his desire to broker peace between Caesar and Pompey and his instinct to ﬂee abroad to join Pompey and the consuls. Caesar met him in March to try to win his support. By May, Cicero decided to leave Italy, and used a trip to his Pompeian property to disguise his plans to do so (B25–26). Despite his best endeavours, however, he had to take swift action in order to avoid becoming involved in tricky negotiations with some centurions based at Pompeii, who wished to oppose Caesar (B26).